Alcohol Screening and Treatment in Primary Care Part II: Implementation Strategies

Module Materials

How do I implement the alcohol screening and treatment guidelines into my practice?

Primary care practices are busy and complex, so how do you fit in another screening tool and develop workflows for identification and treatment of patients with alcohol use disorders (AUD)? This module will assist you in implementing evidence-based methods for the treatment of patients with AUD.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the evidence-based guidelines for implementation strategies for the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUD).
  2. Describe the benefits of shared decision-making and SBIRT counseling for patients with AUD.
  3. Apply quality improvement strategies for implementing AUD screening and treatment methods into practice.

Who should complete this module?

The information in this module is valuable for clinicians.

How do I navigate this module?

Module navigation utilizes adult learning principles, allowing you the learner to access any of the module content in the order you choose. The module content is presented in a recommended sequence; however, you can click through the module as you like. If you want to earn AAFP CME credit, you must complete each section of the module.

1 CME credit available

Approximate Time: 60 minutes

The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-1G1-14-001 from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), a four-year initiative, is funded by up to $65 million from CMS. The content provided is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.

Alcohol Screening and Treatment in Primary Care Part II: Implementation Strategies